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for the week of Jun 1

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Free Best Practices Webinar Series Begins July 30
For snack-size information that can help get your agency started on the road to operational success, register for the free Best Practices for Agency Operations webinar series.
Coalition Adds 5 More States to Admitted Lineup
Coalition's admitted cyber product is now available in MD, MO, NJ, NY and TX.
Navigating New Hire Background Checks
​Once you've found a good candidate for your open position, it is time to run a background check, which should be tailored for the position and handled consistently for all applicants.
Big ‘I’ Markets Announces Progressive Market Expansion
Members in all states except Alaska, Hawaii and Michigan can now access Progressive for personal and commercial auto, watercraft, and recreational vehicles.
Join Us at the 2019 Fall Leadership Conference
Register the Big “I" Fall Leadership Conference, to take place Sept. 11-15 in Savannah, Georgia.
InVEST® Awards 37 Academic Scholarships
​Last week, InVEST®  awarded $53,500 in scholarships to 37 students pursuing insurance-related degrees.
HR Minute: Nailing Face-to-Face Interviews
Consider these critical factors before meeting face to face with a potential employee.
How to Turn Managers into Great Leaders
​Professional development and goal setting play a huge role in employees' success at organizations. But what about the manager's goals?
Register for the 2019 Fall Leadership Conference
​Don't miss the opportunity to enhance your leadership skills and network with peers at the Big “I" Fall Leadership Conference, to take place Sept. 11-15, in Savannah, Georgia.
2019 Fall Leadership Conference: Registration Open
Register for the Big “I" Fall Leadership Conference, to take place Sept. 11-15, in Savannah, Georgia.
Were You Affected by the New Tax Legislation?
Take a moment to answer this brief five-question survey by COB next Friday, June 21.
ACT Launches Disaster Planning Resource
The Agents Council for Technology wants to help you prepare your employees, physical office, data and systems with procedures to implement when disaster strikes.
Protect Businesses Against Hurricane Damage
To help them prepare for the threat of a hurricane, share these tips with small business owners.
Attend a Free Cyber Webinar Next Week
Join Big “I” Professional Liability next Wednesday, June 19 at 2 p.m. ET for this free session designed specifically for Big “I” member agencies.
Reboot Your Digital Presence with Trusted Choice®
The Digital Reboot package, which will replace the second tier of the Marketing Reimbursement Program, includes a $479 reimbursement when members use it in its entirety.
Ready, Set, Cyber: Free Webinar from Coalition
​Register today for the Ready, Set, Cyber! Coverages Claims and Carrier Contracts webinar, to take place Wednesday, June 19 at 2 p.m. ET.
Check Out Coalition’s Program Developments
This week, Big "I" Markets cyber provider Coalition rolled out its admitted product in 13 states, with more to follow.
Offer Nonstandard Homeowners Coverage
​Do you need a market for risks that don't quite fit standard products? Look no further than Big "I" Markets.

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